A judge has granted a new trial for three men convicted of murder. The three were convicted in the death of an Elyria man in East Cleveland back in February 1995.
Eugene Johnson requested a new trial last month. Derrick Wheatt and Laurese Glover made similar requests at the end of January. The trio became known as the "East Cleveland Three."
The new trial requests stem from a witness changing her story about what she saw at the scene where Clifton Hudson Jr. was murdered, but also from claims that East Cleveland Police withheld evidence and may have been sent a letter from a former prosecutor to destroy certain evidence after the convictions.